You asked: Why can’t Juliet marry Paris?

Does Juliet refuse to marry Paris?

Lady Capulet tells Juliet about Capulet’s plan for her to marry Paris on Thursday, explaining that he wishes to make her happy. Juliet is appalled. She rejects the match, saying “I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear / It shall be Romeo—whom you know I hate— / Rather than Paris” (3.5. 121–123).

Why does Paris have to wait before marrying Juliet?

Why does Capulet want Paris to wait before marrying Juliet. He doesn’t trust Paris. He needs to get approval from Escalus first. Juliet is already promised to another suitor.

What does Juliet say she would rather do than marry Paris?

Juliet. Oh, rather than ask me to marry Paris, you could tell me to leap from the castle walls, walk among highway robbers, dwell with snakes, chain myself to a post and let bears attack me.

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How does Juliet act when Paris kisses her?

Juliet enters, and Paris speaks to her lovingly, if somewhat arrogantly. Juliet responds indifferently, showing neither affection nor dislike.

Why does Juliet not like Paris?

Why did Juliet not marry Paris? The Friar delivers a message to Romeo from the Prince of Verona. The Friar explains to Romeo that he must leave Verona and never come back. Lord Capulet is sad that Juliet never married Paris because he thinks that it would have made her happy.

How does Juliet treat Paris when they meet?

How does Juliet respond to Paris’s conversation when she meets him at the Friar’s cell? She plays with her words so Paris doesn’t realize she loves Romeo and is already married.

Does Paris actually love Juliet?

Even though Paris’s’ love for Juliet was seen as a mere affection for her beauty and Paris had planed to marry Juliet through an arranged marriage, but as the play gets to and end it is show that Paris truly did love Juliet. Paris is a noble and a friend of lord Capulet.

How does Paris react to Juliet’s death?

Lord and Lady Capulet, the nurse, and Paris take turns exclaiming how terrible it is that Juliet has died and expressing their sadness. Eventually, Friar Laurence, who knows that Juliet is not actually dead, tells everyone to calm down.

Who is suspected most of murder in Romeo and Juliet?

Name the people who have died in scene 3. Paris, Lady Montague, Romeo, and Juliet have all died in this scene. Who is suspected the most as a murderer and why? Friar Laurence is suspected the most because he is carrying tools for digging and opening tombs.

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How does Juliet insult Paris without him knowing what does this reveal about Juliet?

How does Juliet insult Paris without him knowing? What does this reveal about Juliet? She cunningly avoids responding to him directly. She says she loves Friar Lawrence, when Paris prompts her to tell Friar Lawrence how she loves Paris.

Does Paris kiss Juliet?

Friar Laurence suggests Paris should leave so Juliet can have confession. So Paris gives her a chaste kiss and tells her he’ll see her at the altar. 4.5: Paris arrives at the Capulet’s house fresh-faced and excited. It’s the morning of his wedding, and finally, he gets to marry Juliet, the girl of his dreams.

Why does Juliet ask Romeo not to swear by the moon?

Why doesn’t Juliet want Romeo to swear his love for her on the moon? Because the moon is inconsistent, it always changes.

How does Lord Capulet react to Juliet agreeing to marry Paris?

What is Capulet’s reaction when he learns that Juliet refuses to marry Paris? He threatens to disown her from their family. What does the nurse tell Juliet she should do? Tells her to marry Paris because he’s better than Romeo and her marriage with Romeo is now over.